Saturday, 6 June 2009

Dublin Shakespeare's Festival


The first Trinity College Shakespeare Festival will take place from Mon 08 June until Sun 14 June. Scenes of Shakespeare and full length performances will take place all around Dublin alongside an extensive community outreach programme which will take place in the form of workshops, performances and talks in primary schools around Dublin.

Most performances are free and only the headline act "A Midsummer Night's Dream" (daily at 19:30) which will be performed in the Rose Garden in Trinity College Dublin by the British Shakespeare Company does cost money (EUR 18/10).
For all details check out website .

** Mon 08 Jun
12:00 - 12:20 Titus Andronicus Act I Sc. I (Steps of Custom House, 25 Eden Quay)
13:30 - 13:50 Henry IV Act I Sc. I (Merrion Square Park)
15:00 - 15:20 Romeo and Juliet Act I Sc. IV (Bandstand - St. Stephens Green)
17:00 - 18:15 Scenes from Anthony and Cleopatra (Yeats Memorial – St. Stephens Green)
18:00 - 19:00 Lecture on the work of Shakespeare (Trinity College Dublin)
** Tue 09 Jun
13:30 - 13:50 Merchant of Venice Act IV Sc. I (Yeats Memorial - Stephen's Green)
15:00 - 15:20 Richard II Act V Sc. V (Christchurch Cathedral)
17:00 - 18:15 Scenes from Anthony and Cleopatra (Yeats Memorial – St. Stephens Green)
18:00 - 19:00 Lecture on the work of Shakespeare (Trinity College Dublin)
19:30 - 21:30 A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Rose Garden - Trinity College Dublin)
** Wed 10 Jun
13:30 - 13:50 Julius Caesar Act I Sc. I (Grafton Street)
15:00 - 15:20 Act IV Sc.I (Band Stand Area- St. Stephens Green)
17:00 - 18:15 Scenes from Anthony and Cleopatra (Yeats Memorial – St. Stephens Green)
18:00 - 19:00 Lecture on the work of Shakespeare (Trinity College Dublin)
19:30 - 21:30 A Midsummer Night’s Dream (The Rose Garden - Trinity College Dublin)
** Thu 11 Jun
13:30 - 13:50 Julius Caesar Act III Sc. II (Wolfe Tone Statue – St. Stephens Green)
15:00 - 15:20 Dance Piece based on Romeo and Juliet (St. Stephens Green)
17:00 - 18:15 Scenes from Anthony and Cleopatra (Yeats Memorial – St. Stephens Green)
18:00 - 19:00 Lecture on the work of Shakespeare (Trinity College Dublin)
19:30 - 21:30 A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Rose Garden - Trinity College Dublin)
** Fri 12 Jun
12:00 - 12:20 Rosencrantz and Guildenstern by Tom Stoppard- Act I
Abridged (Civic Amphitheatre)
13:30 - 13:50 Rosencrantz and Guildenstern by Tom Stoppard- Act II
Abridged (Civic Amphitheatre)
15:00 - 15:20 Rosencrantz and Guildenstern by Tom Stoppard- Act III Abridged (Civic Amphitheatre)
17:00 - 18:15 Scenes from Anthony and Cleopatra (Yeats Memorial – St. Stephens Green)
18:00 - 19:00 Lecture on the work of Shakespeare (Trinity College Dublin)
19:30 - 21:30 A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Rose Garden - Trinity College Dublin)
** Sat 13 Jun
12:00 - 12:20 Shakespear's Women by Chris McCormack (Civic Amphitheatre)
13:30 - 13:50 A Midsummer Night’s Dream Act II Sc. I (Merrion Square Park)
14:30 - 16:30 A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Rose Garden, Trinity College Dublin)
17:00 - 18:15 Scenes from Anthony and Cleopatra (Yeats Memorial – St. Stephens Green)
18:00 - 19:00 Lecture on the work of Shakespeare (Trinity College Dublin)
19:30 - 21:30 A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Rose Garden - Trinity College Dublin)
** Sun 14 Jun
12:00 - 12:20 Doglett by Sarah Finlay & Ger Adlum (St. Stephen's Green)
13:30 - 13:50 Merry Wives Act II Sc. III (Merrion Square Park)
15:00 - 15:20 Shakespeare: Now and Then by Kathy Clarke (Liffey Boardwalk)
17:00 - 18:15 Scenes from Anthony and Cleopatra (Yeats Memorial – St. Stephens Green)
18:00 - 19:00 Lecture on the work of Shakespeare (Trinity College Dublin)

Hope Titania keeps an eye on the weather.

1 comment:

eric said...

British Shakespeare Company really are very very entertaining. Far better than most and possibly as good as Royal Shakespeare Company (some newspaper reviews say they are better than RSC). Far more details on the BSC website: http://www.britishshakespearecompany.com

Hope to see you there!